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Job Placement Rates (Undergraduates)

Information is taken from a post-graduation survey given to the undergraduate Class of 2012, in June 2012.

Summary

The post-graduation survey was distributed to 877 undergraduate degree recipients.

  • 35% (308) responded to the survey
  • 55% (170) of respondents indicated having post-graduation plans

Breakdown of Post-Graduation Plans

  • 40% reported having found employment
  •  8% reported enrolling in graduate or professional school
  •  5% reported participating in a post-graduation internship
  •  1% reported participating in volunteer work

Employment Related to Major

  • 88% stated their job is related to their major
  • 12% stated their job was not related to their major
  • 81% of respondents who are employed indicated participating in an internship while at Emerson

Primary Resource Used to Find a Job

  •  7% responded to a job posting via online/newspaper/trade publication
  • 19% returned to a previous internship site as an employee
  • 18% networked through Emerson industry connections (alumni/faculty/industry/professionals)
  • 18% networked through (family & friends) industry connections
  • 14% applied directly to the company

Top Industries

  • Media Production (TV/Video)
  • Writing & Publishing
  • Marketing
  • Media Production (Film)
  • Education & Teaching

Top Locations by State

  • Massachusetts
  • California
  • New York

Average Salary Range (full-time)

$ 25,001 - $ 35,000

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